African reinsurer Africa Re has posted a solid set of results for 2014, driven by strong underwriting profits and steady investment results.
PartnerRe Wholesale, the wholesale division of PartnerRe, has partnered with Turkish insurer Dubai Starr.
Broker Integro has acquired UK broker NPA Insurance Broking Group.
Ryan Specialty Group’s underwriting division, RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM), has launched a managing general underwriter (MGU).
Catastrophe bonds and sidecars will always have a role to play for reinsurers, says Augustin Gas, retrocession manager at SCOR.
Max Pell, the managing director of Xchanging Ins-sure Service (XIS) and Xchanging Claims Service, is set to step down in the second quarter of 2015.
JLT Specialty has poached over 20 Willis executives to fill its specie, fine art and jewellery ranks.
Insurance outsourcing firm Quindell saw its shares suspended from trading for hours yesterday (April 1) after an accounting error was discovered.
The evolution of the ILS funds’ business model to look more like traditional reinsurers is diluting the differentiation of these structures which originally attracted interest from primary buyers.
The acquisition of Montpelier Re could mean that Endurance will generate substantial annual cost synergies of more than $60 million.